Offering employees time to volunteer can be an effective, low-cost way to improve recruitment and retention. Here are some tips for getting the most out of your program.
Policy & Culture
Most companies have policies about employees’ access to the Internet and use of electronic devices. The dirty little secret is that most of those policies don’t work.
Work this one out with your Payroll people: How would you compensate employees with property — in this case, a cemetery plot?
Something to discuss with your CFO: Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI). But before you do, get the key details about it.
Companies are held liable when employees harass each other – even when it happens in a hotel room a thousand miles away. But strong policy and careful planning can prevent these legal woes.
If one of your employees works for a different company while on FMLA leave, that means he’s abusing his rights and you can stop offering leave, right? Wrong.
Most lawsuits under the Americans with Disabilities Act involve a failure to accommodate an employee’s disability. But there’s another type of violation that can be just as costly for employers.
It’s a rare business that needs an employment contract for every employee. But it can save you time, money and legal aggravation if you know which employees should be under contract and which shouldn’t.
What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. But what about employees’ or applicants’ social networking Web pages? With the popularity of Facebook and MySpace, the intersection of workers’ private and workplace lives is a tricky place to be for many HR pros and hiring managers.